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Effects of trade liberalization on the gender wage gap in Mexico (English)

This paper examines the change in the gender wage gap in the manufacturing sector in urban Mexico over the trade liberalization period (1987-1993). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 34144 MAY 01, 2002

Artecona, Raquel; Cunningham, Wendy Disclosed

Wage distribution in Chile: does gender matter? a quantile regression approach (English)

This paper analyzes gender differentials in the returns to education, the returns to experience, and gender wage differentials in the Chilean case. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 34133 DEC 01, 2001

Montenegro, Claudio Disclosed

The gender implications of public sector downsizing : the reform program of Vietnam (English)

Men and women may be affected differently by the transition from central planning to a market economy and especially by the privatization and restructuring of state-owned enterprises. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 22567 MAR 31, 2001

Rama, Martin

Gender, time use, and change : impacts of agricultural export employment in Ecuador (English)

This paper uses quasi-experimental data from Ecuador to understand the impacts of women's employment on household paid and unpaid labor allocation. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 22566 FEB 28, 2001

Newman, Constance

Social security reform and women's pensions (English)

The Chilean population is expected to age rapidly in the course of the generation born from 1960 to 1980. The change in deomgraphic composition will likely exhaust traditional support systems of the elderly, and increase the relative improtance of life-time savings, including social security benefits. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 22565 FEB 28, 2001

Edwards, Alejandra Cox

State policies and women's autonomy in China, the Republic of Korea, and India 1950 - 2000 : lessons from contrasting experiences (English)

The report compares changes in gender roles and women's empowerment in China, the Republic of Korea, and India. Around 1950, when all these countries had new governments following revolution or the end of colonial rule, they were largely poor and agrarian, with many cultural commonalities which placed similar severe constraints on women's autonomy. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 21743 DEC 31, 2000

Das Gupta, Monica; Lee, Sunhwa; Uberoi, Patricia; Wang, Danning; Wang, Lihong; Zhang, Xiaodan

Wage earners, self-employment and gender in the informal sector in Turkey (English)

This study considers covered and uncovered wage earners and the self-employed. The analysis is carried out for men and women workers separately. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 34167 NOV 01, 2000

Tansel, Aysit Disclosed

The intra-household allocation of time and tasks : what have we learnt from the empirical literature? (English)

This paper presents a synthesis of the empirical literature on intra household time use in developing countries. It discusses the importance of studying time allocated to various activities--market work for wages, work on the family enterprise, and different kinds of housework--from a policy standpoint. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20785 JUN 30, 2000

Ilahi, Nadeem

The gender imbalances in the export-oriented garment industry in Bangladesh (English)

In Bangladesh, women's employment in export-oriented industry has narrowed the gender gap in many spheres including participation in labor force, social prestige, control over income and decision making. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20784 JUN 30, 2000

Paul-Majumder, Pratima; Begum, Anwara

Toward a feminist politics : the Indian Women's Movement in historical perspective (English)

The women's movement in India progressed during the period of high nationalism and the freedom struggle, both of which shaped its contours. Among the movement's many achievements, the most significant were the constitutional guarantees of equal rights for women and universal adult suffrage. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20781 APR 30, 2000

Sen, Samita

Effects of child care prices on women's labor force participation in Russia (English)

The paper models household demand for child care, mothers' labor force participation, and working hours, in Russia. The model estimates the effects of the price of child care, mother's wage, and household income on household behavior and well-being. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20782 APR 30, 2000

Lokshin,Michael M. Disclosed

Consumption expenditure and female poverty : a review of the evidence (English)

This paper sets out to answer two questions. First, are poor females at a significant disadvantage compared to males and non-poor females in terms of welfare indicators of such as health, education, nutrition, labor force participation, and time use? ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20783 APR 30, 2000

Lampietti, Julian A.

Gender earnings differentials : the European experience (English)

This paper is concerned with the factors that shape earnings differentials between men and women in industrialised economies, and in particular, on the impact of policies designed to promote equal opportunity and equal treatment of men and women. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20780 NOV 30, 1999

Rice, Patricia

The structure of social disparities in education : gender and wealth (English)

This paper uses a set of internationally comparable household datasets (the Demographic and Health Surveys-or DHS) to investigate the ways in which gender and wealth interact in generating within country inequalities in educational enrollment and attainment. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20777 NOV 30, 1999

Filmer, Deon

Does gender inequality reduce growth and development : evidence from cross-country regressions (English)

Using cross-country and panel regressions, this report investigates to what extent gender inequality in education and employment may reduce growth and development. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20779 NOV 30, 1999

Klasen, Stephan

Protecting women and promoting equality in the labor market : theory and evidence (English)

Social policies designed to protect female workers and promote workplace equality have controversial effects on labor market outcomes. Working-hour restrictions and mandated maternity benefits help to safeguard women's family responsibilities and ensure their physical security, but these regulations can raise the cost to firms of hiring women. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20778 NOV 30, 1999

Rodgers, Yana van der Meulen

Are women really the "fairer" sex : corruption and women in government (English)

Numerous behavioral studies have found women to be more trust-worthy and public-spirited than men. These results suggest that women should be particularly effective in promoting honest government. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20776 OCT 31, 1999

Dollar, David; Fisman, Raymond; Gatti, Roberta

Gender and preferences fpr malaria prevention in Tigray, Ethiopia (English)

This paper examines how demand for preventive health care differs depending on whose preferences in the household are assessed. The analysis indicates that married women are willing to pay more to prevent malaria in their household malaria than married men. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20775 OCT 31, 1999

Lampietti, Julian A.; Poulus, Christine; Cropper, Disclosed

Gender inequality, income, and growth : are good times good for women ? (English)

The relative status of women is poor in the developing world, compared to developed countries. Increases in per capita income lead to improvements in different measures of gender equality, suggesting that there may be market failures hindering investment in girls in developing countries, and that these are typically overcome as development proceeds. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20771 MAY 31, 1999

Dollar, David; Gatti, Roberta

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Effects of trade liberalization on the gender wage gap in Mexico (English)
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MAY 01, 2002 34144 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Wage distribution in Chile: does gender matter? a quantile regression approach (English)
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DEC 01, 2001 34133 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The gender implications of public sector downsizing : the reform program of Vietnam (English)
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MAR 31, 2001 22567 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Gender, time use, and change : impacts of agricultural export employment in Ecuador (English)
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FEB 28, 2001 22566 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Social security reform and women's pensions (English)
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FEB 28, 2001 22565 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
State policies and women's autonomy in China, the Republic of Korea, and India 1950 - 2000 : lessons from contrasting experiences (English)
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DEC 31, 2000 21743 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Wage earners, self-employment and gender in the informal sector in Turkey (English)
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NOV 01, 2000 34167 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The intra-household allocation of time and tasks : what have we learnt from the empirical literature? (English)
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JUN 30, 2000 20785 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The gender imbalances in the export-oriented garment industry in Bangladesh (English)
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JUN 30, 2000 20784 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Toward a feminist politics : the Indian Women's Movement in historical perspective (English)
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APR 30, 2000 20781 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Effects of child care prices on women's labor force participation in Russia (English)
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APR 30, 2000 20782 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Consumption expenditure and female poverty : a review of the evidence (English)
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APR 30, 2000 20783 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Gender earnings differentials : the European experience (English)
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NOV 30, 1999 20780 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The structure of social disparities in education : gender and wealth (English)
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NOV 30, 1999 20777 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Does gender inequality reduce growth and development : evidence from cross-country regressions (English)
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NOV 30, 1999 20779 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Protecting women and promoting equality in the labor market : theory and evidence (English)
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NOV 30, 1999 20778 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Are women really the "fairer" sex : corruption and women in government (English)
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OCT 31, 1999 20776 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Gender and preferences fpr malaria prevention in Tigray, Ethiopia (English)
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OCT 31, 1999 20775 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Gender inequality, income, and growth : are good times good for women ? (English)
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MAY 31, 1999 20771 Working Paper (Numbered Series)